Ebi Robert

(6 feb 1990 / Yenagoa(Niger Delta))

A DIVAN FULL OF SLEEP.


Serve me this goblet of roses
The glass with two branches
A glass that stands like a tree
And tree of the roses bring.
Serve me this red faultless free.
That grows motionless still.
And beneath like a sea breath
Blue, full of ageing breath.
And the shadow below, a divan new of sleep
and the shadow below, a divan full of sleep.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Edited: Monday, April 28, 2014

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  • Kelsi Mancillas (11/21/2013 10:46:00 AM)

    The way that you would put your words together in this poem is indescribable and magnificent. Keep writing! (Report) Reply

  • Mary Amrutha (11/21/2013 6:56:00 AM)

    I really like your way of writing, simple but beautiful.... and I also like to keep my works simple as possible cuz I it is better to keep things simple as possible (Report) Reply

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